Joshua Emerson Smith

Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

San Diego MTS Launches $12.5 Million Electric Bus Pilot Program

Skyline of San Diego San Diego's Metropolitan Transit System has six electric buses, with another two on the way. It also plans to order two fuel cell-powered buses. (Getty Images)

Transit officials in San Diego are rolling out a new $12.5 million pilot program to test the region’s first electric buses.

Joshua Emerson Smith | The San Diego Union-Tribune
October 23, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

California Gas Tax Repeal Headed for Ballot as Money About to Flow for Road Repairs

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People rolled through Rock Auto in El Cajon, Calif., in droves this month to sign a petition to overturn Gov. Jerry Brown’s so-called gas tax.

Joshua Emerson Smith | The San Diego Union-Tribune
January 22, 2018
Business, Fuel

San Diego's Municipal Fleet Switches to Renewable Diesel

City of San Diego

Joining a growing list of cities in California, San Diego announced Oct. 27 that its municipal vehicle fleet will become the largest in the nation to embrace renewable diesel — from street sweepers to refuse packers to fire trucks.

Joshua Emerson Smith | The San Diego Union-Tribune
November 1, 2016